It's a love that was born in a cinema in 1950s Cold War Berlin and that has been nourished for over six decades by taking in at least a movie a day together. At this week's Berlin film festival, Erika and Ulrich Gregor, now in their 80s, are absolute fixtures. Year after year, they can be spotted gingerly making their way, arm in arm, from theatre to theatre to catch as many screenings each day as they can. "We've watched thousands and thousands of films together," Ulrich, 85, told AFP in an interview at the Arsenal cinema they helped found. "We're curious and we want to be on the cutting edge, so to speak. So we watch five movies a day (at a festival), sometimes even six. And when we're not watching movies, we're talking about them." It's that kind of shared passion that the Gregors say has kept their relationship thriving after nearly 60 years of marriage. The pair met as students at West Berlin's Free University in 1957, when Ulrich was hosting a film evening. "It was 'People … [Read more...] about A movie a day for 60 years: cinema sustains a Berlin love
VietNamNet Bridge – Two Vietnamese films will be screened at local cinemas this month besides 20 movies from the US, France, India, China, Japan and South Korea. The Foreigners Cold Moon Loving Vincent The Invisible Guest Director: Oriol Paulo Cast: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, Bárbara Lennie, Jose CoronadoKe Trom Cho (Dog Thef) The Last Face Geostorm I Can Speak S.M.A.R.T. Chase … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese and 20 foreign movies in cinemas in Oct.
VietNamNet Bridge - "Sắc đẹp ngàn cân" (200 Pounds Beauty), "Yêu đi, đừng sợ" (Don’t Be Afraid, Just Love), "Lời nguyền gia tộc" (Family’s Curse) and "Nắng 2" (Little Sunshine 2) are the four Vietnamese movies that will be released this month. 200 Pounds Beauty Director: James NgoSecurity Director: Alain DesrochersThe Dark Tower Director: Nikolaj ArcelThe Emoji Movie In this world, each emoji has only one … [Read more...] about Four Vietnamese and 22 foreign films to be screened at VN cinemas in August
The Vietnamese cinema department and Ho Chi Minh City tourism will team up in an event to promote the city’s tourism and Vietnam’s film industry during the upcoming 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The Vietnamese cinema department and Ho Chi Minh City tourism will team up in an event to promote the city’s tourism and Vietnam’s film industry during the upcoming 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The promotion program will be jointly launched by the Vietnam Cinema Department and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism, the organizers announced at a press meeting on Tuesday. The promotional activities include hanging three large banners to introduce the Vietnamese film industry and the tourism appeal of Ho Chi Minh City during the 70th annual Cannes festival, scheduled to be held from May 17 to 28. One poster will feature the most impressive photos of Son Doong Cave in central Vietnam, one of the settings for the 2017 Hollywood blockbuster Kong: Skull Island, … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s film industry, Ho Chi Minh City to be promoted at Cannes 2017
Nineteen Vietnamese films to compete for the upcoming Golden Kite Awards are being screened for free at cinemas around Ho Chi Minh City. The complete list of 19 Vietnamese films to compete in this year's Golden Kite Awards: Nineteen Vietnamese films to compete for the upcoming Golden Kite Awards are being screened for free at cinemas around Ho Chi Minh City. First presented in 2003, the Golden Kite Awards (Canh dieu vang) are organized annually by the Vietnam Cinema Association to honor the country's best motion pictures, television dramas and documentaries from the previous year. This year, 19 Vietnamese films will compete for the premier Golden Kite Award for Best Picture among other categories including Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Screenplay. From Monday to Friday this week (April 3-7), all of the competing films will be screened for free at five cinemas in Ho Chi Minh City; Cinebox, Cinestar Quoc Thanh, CGV Thao Dien, BHD and the municipal Center for Art … [Read more...] about Free screenings of Vietnamese films in Ho Chi Minh City cinemas